Definition of bronchial tube in English:

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bronchial tube


A bronchus or a primary branch off of one.
Example sentences
  • The web-like structures of her dyed fibres and rice paper prints reflect tree branches, bronchial tubes and the circulatory system.
  • At the base, a bird's trachea splits into two branches, the bronchial tubes.
  • When we breathe, air travels into the lungs through a series of bronchial tubes, which branch out like a tree, gradually getting smaller, until they turn into millions of tiny air bags called alveoli.

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Syllabification: bron·chi·al tube

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